Evolution
of Video Games
-By
Prachi Patole
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What are video games??
Early days of 1947 to 1950.
First Generation
Second generation
Third Generatio...
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A video game is an electronic game that involves human interaction
with a user interface to generate visual feedback on...
• 25th January, 1947, Thomas T. Goldstein and Estle Ray Mann Cathode Ray Tube Amusement device.
• In 1949-1950, Charley Ad...
• A collection of interactive graphical
programs were created on the TX-0 machine
at MIT.
• Mouse in maze
• HAX
• Tic-Tac-...
• In 1961, MIT students including Steve Russell created
Space war! on PDP-1.
• It was considered as the first successful a...
1960’s
 1969- Ken Thompson of AT&T wrote a video game called
Space Travel, for the Multics O.S
 MULTICS to GECOS.
 Deve...
First generation(1970 to
1977)
• The first home console—Ralph Baer—Magnavox
Odyssey.

• University Mainframe
computers.
Games of the 1st generation
Computer BaseBall
Star Trek
Hunt the Wumpus
Hurkle
Second Generation(1977
to 1983)
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Video game crash of 1977.
Taito’s Space invaders
2nd generation console
The golde...
Space Invaders
Donkey Kong
Pac-Man
Frogger
Third Generation(1983 to
1995)
• Nintendo released 8 bit console The FamiCom
Offered in three tiered bundle:
Control Dec...
Fourth Generation(1989 to
1999)
• Nintendo’s next generation system Super
NES(SNES).
• A list of major consoles are:
Tur...
Dune-2
Alone In The Darkness
Cont…
• The introduction of FPS

• Development in web browser plug-ins

• Entry of Third Person shooter
Doom
Mortal Kombat
Fifth generation
console(1993 to 2006)
• Comeback of Atari Atari Jaguar
• Release of three new consoles: Sega Saturn, Son...
The Legend Of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
Super Mario Galaxy
Sixth Generation(1998 to
2006)
• Platforms included were: Sega Dreamcast, Sony
PlayStation 2, Nintendo GameCube, and Micro...
Cont…
• Xbox used PC technology making games for PC
easily portable to the Xbox.
• Microsoft sold Xbox at a significant lo...
• 2000 showed innovation in both consoles and PCs.
• The user-created modification for games continued
till the 21st centu...
Seventh Generation(2005
to 2011)
• The generation opened early for handheld
consoles.
Nintendo Nintendo DS
Sony PlayStat...
Eighth Generation(2011 to
present)
• Nintendo 3DS officially started this generation of
handheld consoles.
• The 3DS used ...
Lightening Returns: Final
Fantasy XIII
Titanfall
Crysis 3
References
• http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_video_game
s
• http://game-insider.com
• http://www.tomshardware.com/...
Thank You 
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History of Video Games

  1. 1. Evolution of Video Games -By Prachi Patole
  2. 2. • • • • • • • • • • What are video games?? Early days of 1947 to 1950. First Generation Second generation Third Generation Fourth Generation Fifth Generation Sixth Generation Seventh Generation Eighth Generation
  3. 3. • A video game is an electronic game that involves human interaction with a user interface to generate visual feedback on a video device
  4. 4. • 25th January, 1947, Thomas T. Goldstein and Estle Ray Mann Cathode Ray Tube Amusement device. • In 1949-1950, Charley Adama created Bouncy Ball. • The 50’s saw a lot of independent inventors coming up with the basic video games.
  5. 5. • A collection of interactive graphical programs were created on the TX-0 machine at MIT. • Mouse in maze • HAX • Tic-Tac-Toe:
  6. 6. • In 1961, MIT students including Steve Russell created Space war! on PDP-1. • It was considered as the first successful and influential game.
  7. 7. 1960’s  1969- Ken Thompson of AT&T wrote a video game called Space Travel, for the Multics O.S  MULTICS to GECOS.  Development of UNIX.  1st Application on UNIX OS  Sega releases Periscope  1st arcade game  Electric shooting game
  8. 8. First generation(1970 to 1977) • The first home console—Ralph Baer—Magnavox Odyssey. • University Mainframe computers.
  9. 9. Games of the 1st generation Computer BaseBall
  10. 10. Star Trek
  11. 11. Hunt the Wumpus
  12. 12. Hurkle
  13. 13. Second Generation(1977 to 1983) • • • • Video game crash of 1977. Taito’s Space invaders 2nd generation console The golden age of video games1978 to 1983.
  14. 14. Space Invaders
  15. 15. Donkey Kong
  16. 16. Pac-Man
  17. 17. Frogger
  18. 18. Third Generation(1983 to 1995) • Nintendo released 8 bit console The FamiCom Offered in three tiered bundle: Control Deck version Super Mario Bros. Deluxe Set. • The Action Set released in 1988
  19. 19. Fourth Generation(1989 to 1999) • Nintendo’s next generation system Super NES(SNES). • A list of major consoles are: TurboGrafx-16 Sega Sierra Entertainments • The formation of SNES to a joint venture with Sony • Shareware distribution was the popular method of publishing games. • The games of that era were usually of the following genre: Arcade, Horror, RTS, Adventure and Puzzle.
  20. 20. Dune-2
  21. 21. Alone In The Darkness
  22. 22. Cont… • The introduction of FPS • Development in web browser plug-ins • Entry of Third Person shooter
  23. 23. Doom
  24. 24. Mortal Kombat
  25. 25. Fifth generation console(1993 to 2006) • Comeback of Atari Atari Jaguar • Release of three new consoles: Sega Saturn, Sony PlayStation and PC-FX, • The re-release of Resident Evil on the PlayStation By Capcom. • Nintendo’s release of Nintendo-64 in 1996Super Mario 64 • Popular music video games-->PaRappa The Rapper,Beatmania and Dance Dance revolution. • Milestone games of the era: GoldenEye 007, The Legend of Zelda:Ocarina of Time, Super Mario Galaxy
  26. 26. The Legend Of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
  27. 27. Super Mario Galaxy
  28. 28. Sixth Generation(1998 to 2006) • Platforms included were: Sega Dreamcast, Sony PlayStation 2, Nintendo GameCube, and Microsoft Xbox. • Began with the release of Sega Dreamcast with built-in modem. • Downfall of Dreamcast due to PlayStation 2. • PlayStation 2, the complete home entertainment console. • Microsoft Corporation entered the console marketXbox
  29. 29. Cont… • Xbox used PC technology making games for PC easily portable to the Xbox. • Microsoft sold Xbox at a significant loss. • November 2001: Bungie Studio’s Halo: Combat Evolved.
  30. 30. • 2000 showed innovation in both consoles and PCs. • The user-created modification for games continued till the 21st century. • The best and the most popular example of a mod game could be that of Counter Strike.
  31. 31. Seventh Generation(2005 to 2011) • The generation opened early for handheld consoles. Nintendo Nintendo DS Sony PlayStation Portable(PSP) Microsoft Xbox 360 Nintendo released Wii after PS3
  32. 32. Eighth Generation(2011 to present) • Nintendo 3DS officially started this generation of handheld consoles. • The 3DS used Parallax Barrier Technology for 3D graphics. • 3DS was further updated by Nintendo 3DS XL. • In 2011, PS Vita was announced • PS4 is set to be released in November 2013 in North America.
  33. 33. Lightening Returns: Final Fantasy XIII
  34. 34. Titanfall
  35. 35. Crysis 3
  36. 36. References • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_video_game s • http://game-insider.com • http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/115899-13graphics-games • http://cloud.attackofthefanboy.com/wpcontent/uploads/2012/05/ • http://www.nintendo.com/corp/legal.jsp • www.computerandvideogames.com/
  37. 37. Thank You 

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